August 1, 2018 (LEXINGTON, Ky. and INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) — Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC (“SKO”) is pleased to announce the addition of three attorneys to its Indianapolis office.
April R. Schilling has joined SKO as a Member in the Firm’s Business Services group, concentrating her practice in Corporate Finance & Lending, including Emerging Business & Venture Capital, Healthcare, Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate. Schilling was previously a partner in the Indianapolis office of Milwaukee-based Quarles & Brady. She is a member of both Executive Women in Finance and the International Council of Shopping Centers, a fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, and an associate member of Urban Land Institute. Schilling is a graduate of Indiana University’s Maurer College of Law (Bloomington).
Ronald C. Smith joins SKO as a Member, moving from Bose, McKinney & Evans. He represents numerous non-publicly traded companies of every type, including several hundred franchise vehicle dealerships throughout the Midwest, Southeast and Eastern United States, in addition to various vehicle trade associations. Smith is a graduate of Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (Indianapolis), and is a member of the board of directors of National Association of Dealer Counsel. He now serves as co-chair of the Auto Dealer Services practice group at SKO.
Joel T. Nagle is Counsel to the Firm for SKO, also leaving Bose, McKinney & Evans. He primarily represents franchised automobile dealers, small and large business owners, and state and local governmental entities in various civil litigation, legislative and regulatory matters. His work for auto dealers includes resolving franchise and contractual issues with manufacturers, providing advice on compliance in accordance with federal and state regulatory bodies. Nagle is a graduate of Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (Indianapolis), and is active is state and local politics.
“When SKO came into Indianapolis at this time last year when we merged with Bamberger, Foreman, Oswald and Hahn, we knew it would be important to grow strategically, aligning with our current legal capabilities and also bringing on people who fit with the culture of SKO,” said Managing Director P. Douglas Barr. “Each of these attorneys has an exceptional legal reputation and an affinity for solid client service. We’re excited to provide them a platform to help them grow as lawyers and members of the community. Indianapolis has proven to be an exceptional place for a law firm founded in Kentucky to expand and we could not be more excited about our future here.”